Colonial Pathways Repatriation Manager

Museum of Us

San Diego, California


Full-time position supporting Cultural Resources Department priorities around the repatriation of Indigenous cultural resources and ancestral human remains (domestic non-NAGPRA and international).The primary focus of the Colonial Pathways Repatriation Manager is to ensure compliance with the Museum Colonial Pathways Policy:

This position will complete a comprehensive review of cultural resources holdings, identification of affiliated Indigenous communities (domestic and international), support collaborative consultation, and lead repatriation efforts with associated descendant communities. The Colonial Pathways Repatriation Manger must bring a deep understanding of U.S. domestic laws and international law regarding the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The ideal candidate will center collaborative spaces that support and privilege Indigenous needs.

Application deadline is midnight Pacific Time on Friday, August 13, 2021.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Full job posting: